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Forum: News 03 October 2019, 17:47
Replies: 12
Views: 2,149
Posted By asymetrix
This project is very useful. Great work ! If I...

This project is very useful. Great work ! If I may, maybe add an MD5 check to a specific group of ROMS, to keep consistency in testing.

Its exciting - does this mean we can have a open source PCIE...
Forum: News 11 September 2019, 14:00
Replies: 49
Views: 9,490
Posted By asymetrix
Just installed BestWB and it works great. Thank...

Just installed BestWB and it works great. Thank you.
Regarding protection bits, didn't Linux have a similar problem and used Tar to store the files then Zip to compress the tar file ?
Forum: support.WinUAE 10 September 2019, 03:29
Replies: 23
Views: 2,302
Posted By asymetrix
By having 2 or more winuaes running, how would...

By having 2 or more winuaes running, how would one try and sync systems ? maybe a clone option. Im thinking multiple execs running trying to share data / work load via some comm bridge ... by the way...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 August 2019, 12:15
Replies: 956
Views: 128,848
Posted By asymetrix
I really like appreciate the hard work put into...

I really like appreciate the hard work put into this.
What would be a nice feature to have would be if the OS could handle overlays on icons.

Maybe with a separate PNG icon image layer, with rows...
Forum: New to Emulation or Amiga scene 27 August 2019, 16:19
Replies: 34
Views: 2,692
Posted By asymetrix
Google Flutter is a reactive UI we should be...

Google Flutter is a reactive UI we should be thinking differently about in terms of dynamic XML/scripted OO UX.

Developers are moving to.

Highlights from Flutter at Mobile World Congress 2019...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 August 2019, 19:12
Replies: 187
Views: 19,508
Posted By asymetrix
@thread For developers they need to see the...

@thread

For developers they need to see the job easily.

The bounty system needs updating, ability to share & promote a job/contract and progress.

What would it take ?

An amiga programming...
Forum: Amiga scene 28 November 2018, 07:37
Replies: 136
Views: 12,580
Posted By asymetrix
@thread For me, I dont want linux ported...

@thread

For me, I dont want linux ported stuff that is programmed spcifically for NON Amiga systems.

I would prefer we have our own way to do things.
If we need a browser, then break up all...
Forum: Amiga scene 25 November 2018, 17:03
Replies: 136
Views: 12,580
Posted By asymetrix
@thread Most things like asm.js, emscripten,...

@thread

Most things like asm.js, emscripten, webassembly, java, closure etc need working toolchain.

we need llvm for 68k

Anyone try getting llvm tested with the 68k changes ?...
Forum: Amiga scene 23 November 2018, 03:23
Replies: 187
Views: 19,508
Posted By asymetrix
@thread Why does locale have to be even an...

@thread

Why does locale have to be even an issue ?

Why cant we redesign it and automate the thing ?

XML text to code / binary
Machine readable format like Json.

Update .guide format to...
Forum: Amiga scene 16 October 2018, 23:33
Replies: 956
Views: 128,848
Posted By asymetrix
@thread can the AmigaOS ROM be extended ? ...

@thread

can the AmigaOS ROM be extended ?

EG ROM holds jump data, activates a memory type RAD: and store libraries in there, like a memory based RAD device which can load up on restart.

Hell...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 October 2018, 22:01
Replies: 956
Views: 128,848
Posted By asymetrix
What would be next ? No disks ? Direct ROM...

What would be next ? No disks ?

Direct ROM stream Install from Hyperion servers ? LOL.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 11 October 2018, 13:21
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By asymetrix
I should have said an upto date C/C++ compiler. ...

I should have said an upto date C/C++ compiler.


One has pride in having decent tools to work with on a platform they love.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 October 2018, 23:09
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By asymetrix
I guess I was a bit concerned that if I compile...

I guess I was a bit concerned that if I compile without errors, only to find the Amiga program may not execute, i would be stuck.
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 10 October 2018, 23:06
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By asymetrix
I thought because we now have an updated GCC...

I thought because we now have an updated GCC cross toolchain, we can now begin to compile GCC native on amiga.


We had SAS C, Dice C, so how hard can it be to get an updated C/C++ compiler suite ...
Forum: project.ClassicWB 10 October 2018, 14:50
Replies: 224
Views: 34,977
Posted By asymetrix
Are their any updates planned for workbench EG....

Are their any updates planned for workbench EG. Including lha (to extract anything), a decent low profile text editor, C/C++ compiler (eg GCC 4.8 minimum for linux codebase support until 2020). small...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 October 2018, 14:56
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By asymetrix
Do you know what the minimum and recommended...

Do you know what the minimum and recommended memory requirements are ?

Maybe these base requirements can also be used for basic hardware memory requirements for new systems.

Do embedded devices...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 09 October 2018, 12:31
Replies: 19
Views: 1,815
Posted By asymetrix
Amiga GCC 6.2 developer guide appreciated

How hard is it to compile GCC 6 on AmigaOS 3.x ?
I am finding it very difficult in finding up to date guide in creating a nice dev system.

A nice source code repository with apt-get like features...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 06 October 2018, 11:41
Replies: 1,183
Views: 129,027
Posted By asymetrix
Works perfect, thanks bebbo !

Works perfect, thanks bebbo !
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 05 October 2018, 16:10
Replies: 1,183
Views: 129,027
Posted By asymetrix
Installed on Windows 10, 64bit. I used ./bin...

Installed on Windows 10, 64bit.

I used ./bin to get direct access to gcc.
Im getting a command line : error .

<C:\amiga-gcc>.\bin\m68k-amigaos-gcc.exe hello.c hello -Os -noixemul...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 26 July 2018, 00:31
Replies: 69
Views: 3,825
Posted By asymetrix
Are you sure its not a precision error or...

Are you sure its not a precision error or rounding error. I read somewhere a while back to not use float and stick to double for more consistent / accurate maths.
What is the accuracy of cos/sin...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 25 July 2018, 17:20
Replies: 69
Views: 3,825
Posted By asymetrix
We have different Amiga hardware, different...

We have different Amiga hardware, different kickstarts, different APIs, mixed versions, emulated - not emulated, cross compiled spaghetti soup nightmare. That's why things slow down development on...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 25 July 2018, 16:52
Replies: 69
Views: 3,825
Posted By asymetrix
Different compilers would give different results,...

Different compilers would give different results, especially when Amiga has not the same int as x86 int size, we all should be using the standard int 32 and double data types. Dividing using an int...
Forum: Coders. C/C++ 08 January 2018, 23:35
Replies: 43
Views: 5,524
Posted By asymetrix
I would use asserts for each function to assure...

I would use asserts for each function to assure valid input. Most mistakes creep when functions are too complicated. Just try make function do one thing - correctly.

Use const on function input...
Forum: Coders. Language 07 January 2018, 13:50
Replies: 48
Views: 11,124
Posted By asymetrix
Is BCPL useful today ? In this non Amiga post...

Is BCPL useful today ? In this non Amiga post they chat about using a tiny FORTH program to 'bootstrap' other software. https://github.com/Fedjmike/mini-c/issues/2
Forum: News 23 November 2017, 17:17
Replies: 341
Views: 61,799
Posted By asymetrix
@thread hang on, before anyone gets too...

@thread

hang on, before anyone gets too excited why not consider :

Replace ROM chip with a piggy back board that holds much larger ROM(s).

If anyone is going to dig around messing with...
Forum: News 14 November 2015, 15:42
Replies: 296
Views: 55,963
Posted By asymetrix
In case anyone missed it : Mastering Amiga...

In case anyone missed it :

Mastering Amiga AMOS by Phil South (1993)

I couldnt upload via FTP to Asymetrix folder, so upped it to the zone ..
...
Forum: Looking for a game name ? 14 November 2015, 14:19
Replies: 48
Views: 7,808
Posted By asymetrix
My guess : Flimbos Quest ...

My guess : Flimbos Quest

http://hol.abime.net/576

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHr41zJqYS4
Forum: Amiga scene 03 April 2015, 03:37
Replies: 171
Views: 38,585
Posted By asymetrix
Great work so far :) I really do think these...

Great work so far :)

I really do think these suggestions are worth putting into reality. One cannot work alone or closed source for Amiga to succeed. We do indeed need standards and compatibility....
Forum: Amiga scene 21 May 2014, 04:03
Replies: 52
Views: 15,182
Posted By asymetrix
What next : #1 Create a hardware section ...

What next :

#1 Create a hardware section
#2 Create a template do describe how to submit a Hardware bounty, maybe even a video Tutorial on Youtube.
#3 Check requirements, eg GPL, time frame, cost...
Forum: request.Apps 16 March 2013, 06:01
Replies: 23
Views: 4,070
Posted By asymetrix
reup http://mir.cr/JV46S4W0 Mr AMOS 1-6...

reup

http://mir.cr/JV46S4W0

Mr AMOS 1-6 disk magazine, also zoned.
Forum: request.Other 07 December 2012, 16:59
Replies: 7
Views: 2,290
Posted By asymetrix
Perfect . thanks !

Perfect . thanks !
Forum: request.Other 07 December 2012, 14:54
Replies: 7
Views: 2,290
Posted By asymetrix
A3000D manual

can some kind soul re-up the A3000D Service manual and schematics.

cheers !
Forum: AMR news 05 December 2012, 13:17
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
@DemonHellraiser thanks. looks better :)

@DemonHellraiser

thanks. looks better :)
Forum: AMR news 04 December 2012, 08:51
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
update: Amiga Format issues 4 and 5 are ready. ...

update: Amiga Format issues 4 and 5 are ready.
enjoy !
Forum: AMR news 24 November 2012, 23:48
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
Dont worry we will have these magazines scanned,...

Dont worry we will have these magazines scanned, i have spent a lot of cash on equipment and sourcing most of the AF magazines.
I have built a new PC system and I'm just waiting for the GFX card to...
Forum: AMR news 16 November 2012, 12:53
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
Dont forget the page i set up : ...

Dont forget the page i set up :
http://www.asy-metrix.com/AmigaFormat/index.html
Forum: AMR news 25 October 2012, 02:04
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
temporary site is up,finally uploaded - isp has...

temporary site is up,finally uploaded - isp has been d/c ing lately. i will upgrade my system soon so i can scan the remaining mags - slowly and surely all will be done.

Here is the magazine list...
Forum: AMR news 18 October 2012, 17:31
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
update: uploading to another website. 15 GB will...

update: uploading to another website. 15 GB will take a bit of time to upload.


@kitty

Good find ! I needed some of those :)
Forum: AMR news 18 October 2012, 04:47
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
Just use jdownloader to download. ...

Just use jdownloader to download.

http://jdownloader.org:8081/download/index

if you have an account you will get full speed access otherwise just fill in the capture and it would automatically...
Forum: AMR news 18 October 2012, 03:36
Replies: 75
Views: 89,301
Posted By asymetrix
updated list

Here is an updated list of Amiga Format Magazines from USENET and other places.

I hope to complete the collection with your help.

Any remaining issues I will scan more myself to hopefully have...
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